The highlights of the 2018 German Press Ball. Some 2,300 politicians, journalists, business representatives and celebrities gathered in Berlin's Adlon Kempinksi hotel near the Brandenburg Gate. DW reports from the event.
Media stars rubbed shoulders with politicians and journalists at the yearly gala event. Former Chancellor Gerhard Schröder made a return with his latest wife but CDU leadership candidates were conspicuously absent.
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has visited Ethiopia, a country undertaking ambitious reforms. Berlin now needs to provide substantial assistance to ensure their success, argues Ludger Schadomsky.
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier met with two German football players with Turkish roots who have been at the center of a political row for posing for pictures with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Foreign Minister Heiko Maas ran late for a trip to Bulgaria after a fault was found with an engine on his government plane. The aging fleet that carries top German politicians has faced a litany of problems.
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